LEWISINK, a 27-year-old artist based in France, does amazing geometric tattoos. Read the rest
Georgie Williams creates cybernetic-inspired tattoos. She's currently doing bookings on the west coast, but she's soon heading out to Oceania next month. Read the rest
Researchers have found the world's oldest known tattoos -- a bull and a goat-like animal -- on a 5,200-year-old Egyptian mummy in the British Museum. From The Independent:
Along with a Copper Age European of almost identical vintage, found preserved in an Alpine glacier, the ancient Egyptian is the oldest tattooed individual ever discovered.
However, the Alpine mummy – often dubbed the Iceman – only had seemingly abstract groups of dots tattooed on him. The Egyptian, on the other hand, bears the earliest known example of tattoos in figurative art form.
Examination of the art suggests they were made with a carbon-based pigment, probably soot.
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Belgian tattoo artist Inal Bersekov does highly-detailed work that recreates famous moments from history and movies. Read the rest
Ashley Soto used to be embarrassed about her vitiligo, which started at age 12. Now she uses her vitligo as a sort of stencil to create all kinds of interesting body art pieces. Read the rest
Tattoo artist Clae Welch gives Casey Lubin eleven tattoos, in the styles of representative American tattoo artists from each decade in the last century. (WatchCut Video)
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Nuno Barbosa's video for Emmy Curl's "Come Closer" layers projected images and body art by João Tiago Fernandes for a simple yet captivating effect. Read the rest